Reason #3 for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

I’ve done
a ton
of sitting
in my lifetime –
more than I’d like to admit –
and nobody said a word.

The minute
I speak
about walking
nearly 200 days –
admittedly I tend to live in extremes –
everyone has an opinion.

hearing enough
I let them
take their shots –
most of them actually do care –
then lace my boots.

have our reasons
to stay or to go –
for fear, faith, or love
and my reason to stay is going.


Reason #10 for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

My mind is made up.

Things are much easier, now

that my mind is made up.